Bangalore, 29 June 2014 :: 7th African Safari will be organized by IIPC Bangalore Chapter & Photo Technics from 24th to 30th of August 2014
Gul H. Gulrajani of Photo Technics School Of Photography said that, The earlier safaris were held at Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Tanzania. We find that Kenya is the most preferred as it has the widest variety of Species and it has the African Big 5 ( Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo ) and also excellent infrastructure for tourists, He added
* Air fare – Mumbai / Nairobi / Mumbai
* Transportation & Game drives in Combi Mini Van’ with ‘Pop Up’ roof, 4 persons in a 8 seater van.
* Lodge & full board (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) at Luxurious lodges.
* Game park & Reserve entry fees.
* Mineral water bottles for safari drives.
* Tips to the porters at all lodges.
* Last day Lunch at “Havelli Restaurant” at Nairobi & drop at the Airport.
Cost of the Package : Room on twin sharing basis Rs. 2,30,000/-
Visa Charges on arrival at Nairobi International Airport US$ 50-
Van Driver gratuity per person at the end of the trip US$ 50-
(Same Driver/Guide will be with the 4 persons group for 7 days).
Forex calculated at Rs. 60/- per $ 1 in case of increase, extra will be charged.
Package Does not Include
* Expenses of personal nature such as telephone calls, laundry, alcohol and beverages.
* Tips to Combi drivers.
* Any meals outside, not provided by the resort.
* In case the flight or travel is delayed and lunch is missed, any additional cost incurredwill be extra.
* Any other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
Last date for confirmation July 12, 2014
For Details & Confirmation contact :
Photo Technics School Of Photography
Gul H. Gulrajani
IIPC Bangalore Chapter
More Information About the Visiting Wildlife Sanctuaries :
The Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists
George Adamson & Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness & made award winning movie Born Free.
Several species are considered unique to the region, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk, Grevy’s Zebra.
All three big cats, lion, cheetah and leopard, can be found here, as well as elephants, buffalo and
hippos. Other mammals frequently seen in the park include Olive baboon, warthogs, Grant’s gazelle,
Kirk’s dik-dik, impala, waterbuck, Beisa oryx.
Is one of Kenya’s two Premium Parks, and is a bird lover’s paradise. It surrounds
Lake Nakuru, located in the Central Rift Conservation Area in the Southern Rift Valley region of Kenya.
Originally protected as a bird sanctuary, this park hosts over 400 bird species. This park was also the
first national Rhino sanctuary and hosts one of the world’s highest concentrations of the
Lake Nakuru National Park is home to 50+ mammal species, and over 500 species of flora.
This park is famous for the flocks of Greater and Lesser Flamingos that gather around the lake,
sometimes with as many as 2 million! you are guaranteed to see: White Rhinos, African Buffalos,
Rothschild Giraffes, Zebras, Impalas, Olive Baboons, Vervet Monkeys, Waterbucks, variety of water
birds (Yellow-billed Pelicans, Marabou Storks, Hammerkops, Fish Eagles, etc.)
Common in the park: Hyenas, Jackals, Lesser Flamingos, Hippopotamus, Pythons If you are lucky
You may see: Lions, Leopards, Black Rhinos, Wild Dogs, Colobus Monkeys, Cheetahs.
It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs,
and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti
every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration . All members of the “Big Five”
(lion, leopard, African elephant, African buffalo, and Black Rhinoceros) almost 60 species being
raptors. Birds that call this area home for at least part of the year include: vultures, marabou storks, secretary birds, hornbills, crowned cranes, ostriches, long-crested Eagles, African pygmy-falcons and
the lilac-breasted roller, which is the national bird of Kenya.